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VINTAGE GREENHEART TROUT FLY ROD, HARDY'S HOTSPUR, ALNWICK.
The Hardy's 'HOTSPUR' is made of well-seasoned greenheart and is a 2-piece rod made by Hardy's of Alnwick. The rod is in good original condition. The rod has the registration number G29025 (dating it to ????), suction joint, snake rings, adjustable ring and housed butt cap and cork handle. The rod is 7' 4 ¾' long and is in original canvas bag with Hardy's fabric label. It has the painted black inscription spiraling around the shaft 'the Hotspur Rod'. The alloy screw fitting also has Hardy's logo on it.
Showing is also a Hardy's Anglers' Guides catalogue entry for the rod.